Mustangs nab two on NEAC All-Conference Softball Team

Mustangs nab two on NEAC All-Conference Softball Team

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Office announced its 2017 All-Conference Softball North Division Selections, with the top 20 student-athletes within the division receiving first and second team accolades, including two from Morrisville State College.

Each All-Conference Team consisted of 10 players, regardless of position, and were voted on by the conference coaches.

Senior Elizabeth Marr (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) earned second team honors for a second time in her career, along with teammate Holly Gamlen (Cazenovia, N.Y.) who got the nod for a second straight season with second team accolades.

Marr finished the year ranked second on the team in batting average (.333) collecting 31 hits in 93 at bats on the season. The senior posted eight doubles and scored 11 runs, while recording 12 RBI's. Playing first base, she recorded 247 put outs and added eight assists, for a .973 fielding percentage.

Her tallies on the year ranked her first in the NEAC in put outs.

Marr had a single best outing at the plate going 3-for-4 twice on the year, including against Cobleskill where she had two RBI's and three runs scored, before posting a 3-for-4 performance in the season finale against SUNY Poly. Marr, a 2014 second team All-Conference selection, recorded her 100th career hit against Cobleskill.

Gamlen was third on the team in batting for the year, recording 29 hits in 88 at bats, while scoring 16 runs and registering eight RBI's.

The junior recorded doubles three times on the year, and added 93 assists from her short stop position while playing in the field, ranking first in the NEAC.

Gamlen had a single game best 4-for-4 outing against Cazenovia, where she scored three times, batting perfect against Wells College as well, where she was 3-for-3. She was a second team All-Conference selection a year ago at short stop.

Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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